Molecular Pathology & Genomics

Groundbreaking new cancer test?

Dr Susie Cooke leads a team that has developed cancer tests, which could lead to a breakthrough in understanding the deadly disease.

Nobel prize for british scientist

Sir Peter Ratcliffe has been jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discoveries in how cells react to oxygen availability.

Any running reduces early death risk

Any amount of running is good for you – according to research suggesting it is linked to a similar reduction in the risk of early death no matter how many hours you clock up a week or how fast you go.

My Lab: molecular parasitology research

Adewale Oke, a doctoral student in medical microbiology, gives a guided tour of his lab at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research in Lagos, Nigeria. 

British Journal of Biomedcial Science: issue 4 - a synopsis

Editor Andrew Blann outlines the content of the autumn issue of the journal.

Nervous system’s role in age-related weakness

A study found new evidence to support the belief that the nervous system plays a major role in age-related weakness.

Genetic testing

With the commercialisation of genetic testing now with us, Sarah May looks at the potential and the ethics. 

The IBMS Biopod

Over the coming months, the IBMS is due to launch it’s own podcast – the IBMS Biopod.

Implementing digital pathology

Following her plenary session at IBMS Congress 2019 on “Total digital pathology”, Chloe Knowles looks at the lessons learned from her laboratory’s transition to scanning slides.

Dolly the manmade sheep

In an exclusive interview, Sir Ian Wilmut discusses genetic engineering, his recent Parkinson’s diagnosis and, of course, the most famous sheep in the world.

Engaging with stem

Hayley Pincott, an Associate Practitioner in oral pathology and microbiology, and Siobhan Taylor, a Clinical Scientist in histology, look at how to raise the profile of the profession.

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